Retired, happily married for forty five plus years, have one daughter and two wonderful grandsons. I am a member of the Missouri River Quilt Guild. Our guild is sewing quilts and lap quilts for charity. We are donating the quilts to a local foster care program and the lap quilts are going to the VA hospital.
Look at the visitors we have been having the past 10 days or
These are Baltimore orioles. First we just had one,
several days later we started seeing 2 of them. I put out jar lids with
blackberry jelly in them. Yesterday a third one appeared. We had a
feeder out for them but they prefer the jelly. Not sure how long they
I decided to join the “Stitch Me Up Embroidery” blog since I do
enjoy hand embroidery. I always have a project ready to grab to take with me
for doctor appointments or road trips.
I ordered a sample package of the Finca thread from Jane at Janes Fabrics and Quilts and I
must say it is a very nice thread. I chose a design for my project were I could
use a lot of different colors from my sample package.
I personally know Cyndi from Bee Tree Designs so I wanted to
use one of her designs as my pattern for the door stop I made. Hopefully
Spring is just around the corner so I can open the door and put my new doorstop
Please visit all the other lovely stitching projects.
This is a Bird Brain design that I hand embroidered . I always have a project ready to grab when I need to sit and wait for appointments for myself or my mom. I have a problem sitting and not having something to do. I finished the piecing and quilting in time for Christmas and the winter season.
Just returned from my first cruise and first time to Hawaii. It was a great relaxing trip.I have so many pictures I cannot decide which ones to print. The volcano national park was awesome, the rain forest was beautiful in its own way. The Wainea Canyon was beautiful, pictures do not do it justice. It was nice to visit Pearl Harbor. There was so much to see and take in during our visit to four of the islands. We hand a great time.
Wianea Canyon Lookout.
Haleakala at 9746 feet elevation.. We are above the clouds.